oriented

adjective ori·ent·ed \ ˈȯr-ē-ˌen-təd \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of oriented

: intellectually, emotionally, or functionally directed
  • humanistically oriented scholars
  • market-oriented production
  • an ecologically oriented approach
  • is goal oriented

Examples of oriented in a Sentence

  1. The audience was academically oriented.

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First Known Use of oriented

1925


ORIENTED Defined for English Language Learners

oriented

adjective

Definition of oriented for English Language Learners

  • : interested in a particular thing, activity, etc.

  • : designed to appeal to a certain kind of people


Medical Dictionary

oriented

adjective

medical Definition of oriented

: having psychological orientation
  • the patient was alert and oriented


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